Congratulations to Bloomington High School North students Diego Fierst Garcia and Maria Gonzalez Diaz who have been selected by the Indiana Chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese as recipients of the 2015 Indiana Outstanding High School Student of Spanish Award.
Israel Fernando Herrera, AATSP Indiana Chapter President, IFLTA Advocacy Chair expressed to the students in the notification stating, "Your academic excellence, cultural interest and astonishing passion for Spanish was evident in the nomination sent by Professor Clara Garcia that you identified as your inspiration and motivation to study the language in your high school. Professor Garcia will be receiving the 2015 EXTIMO (Exceptional Teaching Impact and Motivation) Student Voice Award for Outstanding Spanish teacher in the ceremony as well. Professor Garcia's dedicated work with Bloomington High School North's Sociedad Honoraria Hispanica, the AP Spanish courses and the Spanish Club has been of great value for all students learning Spanish in this prestigious top 10 Indiana school."
The Award Ceremony will take place on Saturday, November 7th at 10am at the Sheraton Hotel (Keystone Crossing) during the AATSP Business Meeting that is part of the Indiana Foreign Language Teachers Association Conference.